An interview with Wendy Osserman. Wendy is the Artistic Director of Wendy Osserman Dance Company which celebrates its 40th anniversary season this year. Before forming the company in 1976, Wendy performed with Kei Takei, Frances Alenikoff, and Valerie Bettis. For four decades the company has toured and performed in New York City and internationally, creating performances and workshops for all ages and collaborating with a wide range of artists and utilizing alternative spaces for performance. The company celebrates its 40th Anniversary season with performances at Theater for the New City April 20-23, 2016.
An interview with Samuel Pott. Samuel Founded Nimbus Dance Works and the School of Nimbus Dance Works based in Jersey City, outside of NYC. He has toured internationally as a soloist for the Martha Graham Dance Company and has performed as a lead dancer in many ballet and jazz dance companies. This interview is part of the special 5-part series "Starring New Jersey" that features interviews with prominent "shapers" in the dance field who call NJ home. The series is made possible by a grant from New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.